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Braille Ï.svg
Unicode name BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12456
Codepoint U+283B

Translingual[edit]

The 37th character of the braille script.

Etymology[edit]

Invented by Louis Braille, braille cells were arranged in numerical order and assigned to letters of the French alphabet. Most braille alphabets follow this assignment for the 26 letters of the basic Latin alphabet, or for the equivalents of those letters in a non-Latin script.

The first ten braille letters are ⠁⠃⠉⠙⠑⠋⠛⠓⠊⠚, usually assigned to the Latin letters a–j. The next ten repeat that pattern with the addition of a dot at the lower left, the third ten with two dots on the bottom, and the fourth with a dot on the bottom right. The fifth decade is like the first, but shifted downward. Many languages which use braille letters beyond the basic 26 for simple letters in their script follow an approximation of the English values for the additional letters.

Letter[edit]

  1. (English Braille) A letter rendering the print sequence er
  2. (French Braille) ï
  3. (Spanish Braille) ñ
  4. (Icelandic Braille) ú
  5. (Hungarian Braille) ő
  6. (Latvian Braille) ğ
  7. (Esperanto Braille) ĝ
  8. (Albanian Braille) gj
  9. (Greek Braille) υι (ui)
  10. (Yugoslav Braille) / џ
  11. (Bharati braille) ṛa/ṟa
  12. (Chinese, Taiwanese Braille) The rime wan/-uan
  13. (Chinese Two-Cell Braille) The onset su- or the rime -ái
  14. (Cantonese Braille) The onset kw (kw') and rime ok
  15. (Thai Braille) ng
  16. (IPA Braille) ð

Number[edit]

  1. (French Braille) 7

Contraction[edit]

  1. (Chinese Two-Cell Braille) hái

Punctuation mark[edit]

  1. (Czech Braille) /

See also[edit]

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    • Braille eight-dot extensions from :      

Japanese[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(Hepburn romanization se)

  1. The hiragana syllable (se) or the katakana syllable (se) in Japanese braille.